Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Physical Therapist make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$82,449 / yrTotal Pay
$76,793 / yrBase Pay
$5,656 / yrAdditional Pay

$82,449

 / yr
$57K$119K
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The estimated total pay for a Physical Therapist is $82,449 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $76,793 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $5,656 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Related Job Titles

For Physical Therapist

Some related job titles are Occupational Therapist Salaries with median pay of $96,003, Per Diem Physical Therapist Salaries with median pay of $100,376, Physical Therapist Assistant Salaries with median pay of $90,459, Physical Therapy Salaries with median pay of $84,280.

Top Paying Companies

For a Physical Therapist in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Physical Therapist in United States. Employers include linkPAs, Amazon and ModusLink.

1
linkPAs
linkPAs
$153,817/yr
2
Amazon
$147,193/yr
4
$125,290/yr
7
TherEX
$112,655/yr
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Top Paying Industries

For a Physical Therapist in United States

The top 5 paying industries for a Physical Therapist in United States are Transportation & Logistics with a median total pay of $107,287, Financial Services with a median total pay of $99,027, Information Technology with a median total pay of $98,287, Retail & Wholesale with a median total pay of $96,792, and Restaurants & Food Service with a median total pay of $95,865.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Transportation & LogisticsTransportation & Logistics$107,287

    20% Higher than other industries

  • Financial ServicesFinancial Services$99,027

    13% Higher than other industries

  • Information TechnologyInformation Technology$98,287

    13% Higher than other industries

  • Retail & WholesaleRetail & Wholesale$96,792

    11% Higher than other industries

  • Restaurants & Food ServiceRestaurants & Food Service$95,865

    11% Higher than other industries

Transportation & Logistics

Top paying companies in Transportation & Logistics for Physical Therapist are ModusLink and First Student.

ModusLinkModusLink$126,771/yr
First StudentFirst Student$87,804/yr

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Location

Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Physical Therapist

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$42

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Physical Therapist

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$72,800

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Physical Therapist

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$52

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Physical Therapist

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$128,000

/yr

$125K | $3K

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Physical Therapist

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$80,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday
Physical Therapist

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$40

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
Physical Therapist

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$54

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Licensed Physical Therapist

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$42

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
Physical Therapist

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$98,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday

Physical Therapist pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Physical Therapist is $76,793 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Physical Therapist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 43919 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Physical Therapist employees.

The highest salary for a Physical Therapist in United States is $109,062 per year.

The lowest salary for a Physical Therapist in United States is $54,072 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Physical Therapist or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Physical Therapist.